The European Nuclear Research Organization has announced that it is looking for a supplier of components for the HL-LHC (High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider). The supplier market survey will take place in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Description and/or Specific Condition:
CERN intends to place a contract for the supply of 600 bellow expansion joints of 10 different types, in the form of U-shape convolutions and in stainless steel, with inner diameters varying within a range of 40 mm to 150 mm, for HL-LHC. The supply includes the design, the production of documentation, the pre-series and series manufacturing, the cleaning, obtaining CE certification, fatigue test campaign, inspection and test, and individual packaging.
Interested firms shall have a proven experience and competence in the fabrication of metal bellows expansion joints for pressure applications comparable dimensions and complexity.
Market Survey scheduled for dispatch:
Fourth quarter 2018
Invitation to Tender scheduled to dispatch:
First quarter 2018